Woman Crossing Queens Street Hit by MTA Bus: NYPD

A woman crossing a Queens street Wednesday night was hit and killed by a city bus making a right turn, police say.

Meliana Ward was crossing Astoria Boulevard in East Elmhurst at about 10 p.m. when she was hit by a Q47 bus that was making a right turn from 80th Street onto Astoria Boulevard, according to the NYPD. 

EMS workers took the woman to Elmhurst Hospital where she was later pronounced dead. No other injuries were reported.

The bus driver stayed at the scene.

The wreck is still under investigation, police say.

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